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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Quantity Surveying Practice

Edition 2nd Edition
ISBN 9780333689073
Publication Date June 1997
Formats Hardcover 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Building and Surveying Series

This book covers the whole range of skills and knowledge that modern quantity surveyors require to perform their work efficiently and effectively. The text has been thoroughly revised and substantially extended to enhance its value to the reader. All the basic skills of the quantity surveyor in construction procurement, contract administration and cost control and management are dealt with in sufficient detail to meet the needs of students. The newly developing areas of project management and value management are examined and illustrated in a practical way.

The Construction Industry
The Building Team and the Design Process
Construction Procurement Systems
Contract Arrangements
Contract Administration Variations and Final Accounts
Claims and Insolvencies
 Cost Control of Construction Projects
Value Management Development, Redevelopment and Environmental Aspects
Engineering Work Project Management
Other Quantity Surveying Activities
Quantity Surveying Services in Europe and Overseas
Quantity Surveying Organisation and Practice Professional Ethics, Standards and Conduct Marketing of Professional Services Education, Training, Professional Development and Research Future Developments and Trends


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